13 days old

Lead Project Manager - P206927_S2

Riverwoods, IL 60015
  • Job Code
    P206927_S2

At Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. We're all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. Be the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.

Responsible for managing projects from inception to implementation. Leads project teams to ensure projects are completed
on time, within budgets, and meet business needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Director of Strategy and Chief Data Officer through the development of a multi-stakeholder mixed-medium communication strategy
  • Support the Director of Strategy and Chief Data Officer on strategic organizational improvements, including facilitating cross-workstream planning sessions.
  • Support the CDO on one-off strategic assignments within Enterprise Technology
  • Support the Director of Strategy and Chief Data Officer through the development of a multi-stakeholder mixed-medium communication strategy
  • Improve efficiency and effectiveness of Enterprise Technology team including acting as an organizational glue across Enterprise Technology leadership team
  • Documents agendas, meeting minutes, action items, project plans, and issue logs.
  • Communicate project statuses to stakeholders.
  • Gathers business requirements and translates them for project teams.
  • Manage all aspects of each projects.
  • Leads project teams to ensure projects are completed on time, within budgets, and meet business needs.Assembles project teams.
  • Aligns roles and responsibilities for all project resources.
  • Ensures project progress is tracked and team members are providing progress updates.
  • Assists with business requirements analyses.
  • Manages project scopes, issues, and risks.
  • Ensures change controls are executed appropriately. Estimates work efforts and manages resources.

Minimum Qualifications

At a minimum, here's what we need from you:

  • Bachelor in Liberal Arts, Computer Science, Infrastructure Technology Solutions, Business, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in Project Management, Computer Science, Infrastructure Technology Solutions, or related field
  • In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in Project Management, Computer Science, Infrastructure Technology Solutions, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

If we had our say, we'd also look for:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts, Computer Science, Infrastructure Technology Solutions, Business, or related field
  • 6+ years of experience in Project Management, Computer Science, Infrastructure Technology Solutions, or related field
  • Agile and/or Kanban, PMP

Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.



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Industry

  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2019-09-10 Expires: 2019-10-10

Welcome to Discover
We strive to be the leading direct bank and payments services company. Our mission is to help people spend smarter, manage debt better, and save more to achieve a brighter financial future.


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You can make an impact. Whether it’s developing corporate strategy, innovating new services or supporting IT needs, every employee has the opportunity to be a vital part of our business and make a real difference in people’s lives. It’s the heart of what we do.


 

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